[CentOS] A simplistic parental-control setup

Ljubomir Ljubojevic office at plnet.rs
Thu Jan 5 10:16:05 UTC 2012

On 01/05/2012 01:21 AM, Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 January 2012 18:04:43 Frank Cox wrote:
>> On Wed, 04 Jan 2012 23:58:17 +0000 Marko Vojinovic wrote:
>>> The point is that I need a simple, easy-to-implement, easy-to-configure
>>> and easy-to-maintain solution for this particular usecase.
>> Put the disallowed addresses into your /etc/hosts file and associate those
>> addresses with whatever you want them to resolve to.
> Hmm... that sure looks simple enough. :-) I'll give it a try, thanks!

/etc/hosts is local DNS server. It does not work when 
is used. You need iptables/PREROUTING/redirect? rules for that.

Also, I think you will need some kind of http server, at least like 


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